Meet incredible 'The Rock' lookalike Eric Fields, an Alabama cop often mistaken for WWE legend Dwayne Johnson | The Sun

DWAYNE JOHNSON is one of the world's most recognizable stars.

The former wrestler, 50, shot to fame in WWE before forging a stellar career as an actor in the bright lights of Hollywood.




So you can understand why the good folks of Morgan County in Alabama are surprised when they see 'The Rock' cruise past in a local patrol car.

Lieutenant Eric Fields became a viral sensation late last year after the Sheriff's Office uploaded a snap of the officer to their Facebook page.

Locals and fans from afar were stunned at the police officer's likeness to the wrestling great, who was named by Time among the top 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2019.

Fields, 37, certainly has the physique to match up with The Rock in his prime judging by the ridiculous size of his biceps.

During his wrestling days, 6ft5 Johnson tipped the scales at a beefy 260lbs and was the poster boy of the WWE revival in the early 2000s.

There are not many that can compare physically to Johnson, but 17-year police veteran Fields certainly passes the test.

In various snaps from the police department, the shaven-headed cop is seen towering over locals while donning a bulletproof vest and sidearms.

Now a tactical and firearms training instructor, Fields has risen through the ranks of the police force having previously worked at the Morgan County jail.

'THE ROCK & VIN DIESEL'S LOVE CHILD'

And his newfound fame hardly came as a surprise, as Fields revealed the likeness to Johnson was a 'long-running joke'.

Fields said: "I’ve been called The Rock and Vin Diesel’s love child.

"I go along with it. It’s humorous. It’s flattering. It could be worse people, I guess."

Apart from their similar looks, Fields and Johnson also share a love of fitness.

And even the former Deputy US Marshal's family are getting in on the act, with his wife Wendy buying him Rock merchandise to wear during his workouts.

Fields exposure has exploded since late last year and he now boasts over 25,000 followers on his Instagram.

He likes to keep his fans updated on his fitness goals, recently posting a snap of him wearing a torn Superman shirt after a particularly grueling session.

Fields has taken his newfound fame in his stride, even if some overly-eager fans have hunted him down at the station for a selfie.

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The Morgan County department wrote on Facebook: "This gentlemen recently ran into Sgt Mason and informed him he wanted to meet our Deputy that people say looks like ‘The Rock.’

"Sgt Mason passed that along and Lieutenant Fields was happy to swing by the Hartselle Walmart to see him."

In his seventeen years on the job, Fields has seen it all and is more than happy to oblige with a picture.

He continued: "If it comes up and somebody says [they want a picture], I’ll play along.

"I really couldn’t be anybody but me. I’m just glad I could be part of someone’s happiness and laughter."

After the viral snap went around the world late last year, it was only a matter of time before the great man himself got involved.

Johnson took to his Twitter page on August 31 to comment on his extraordinary doppelganger.

And he even suggested that the chiseled pair get together for a drink.

Johnson wrote: "Oh s***! Wow. Guy on the left is way cooler. Stay safe brother and thank you for your service. One day we’ll drink @Teremana and I need to hear all your “Rock stories” because I KNOW you got ‘em"

Throwback pictures of The Rock looking unrecognizable as a teenager show his immense body transformation to become the icon he is today.

The Jumanji-star has a net worth of around $405million and is second on the WWE's richest list.






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